Also this week, the regime’s spokesman continued his harsh—and so far useless—threats, and the junta’s Information Team got an odd request…
In an unprecedented joint statement issued after four activists were hanged, the civilian govt, NLD and ethnic armed groups said they would unite to defeat the junta.
Ex-UN officials, ousted MPs and EAOs have joined global condemnation of the regime’s announcement that it will carry out death sentences imposed on its political enemies.
The regime has targeted properties mainly owned by elected NLD lawmakers, celebrities, journalists, striking civil servants and others active in the anti-regime movement.
After a year of failing to consolidate its power, the military regime is resorting to increasingly brutal methods.
The Irrawaddy looks at the individuals, groups and forces that shaped the course of events in one of the most tumultuous years in Myanmar’s modern history.
This week, the regime made amateurish attempts to discredit the silent strike and manipulate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, and dealt another blow to the devastated health sector.
Sought by the junta, NLD member Myat Thida Htun draws strength from her last conversation with her father, who passed away after going into hiding following the coup.
A year after the election that should have seen them take up seats in Parliament, NLD MPs said they will never yield to the junta’s campaign of terror against them.
Two weeks after his violent arrest, the junta announces numerous charges against Ko Jimmy, accusing him of masterminding a campaign of guerrilla warfare in Yangon.
A former Ayeyarwady Region chief minister and an NUG minister from Chin State are the latest to see their homes and other property taken by the junta.
The National Unity Government is setting up offices around the world and was recently recognized as Myanmar’s legitimate government by the EU and France.
The body adopted a resolution backing the National Unity Government and CRPH as the ‘legitimate representatives of the people of Myanmar’.